of Greenville (Co. Seat)
City offices - 108 Walnut St.
hospitals - 32 mi. in Poplar Bluff
Wappapello Mark Twain National Forest
Sam A. Baker State Park
Old Greenville National Historic Site
Out of a 5,693-person workforce in Wayne County, 5,261 are employed. The unemployment rate is 7.6 percent as of 2015 with 432 out of work. The average hourly wage for the county is $10.99. In nearby Piedmont, McAllister Software, Specialty Brands, Nu-Dell Plastics, and Corlair Corporation can be found. The county's other major employers include Clearwater Schools, which employs 163; Piedmont Schools, with 130 employees; Wal-Mart in Piedmont, 73 associates; Windsor Foods, 185; and Ralph's Supermarket, with 54 workers.
River Electric Cooperative, headquartered in Fredericktown, provides
electric power for Greenville. The City itself provides sewer services
for its residents from its four-cell treated lagoon. Public Water
Supply District #1 provides water to Greenville residents from its
well. Telephone service is provided by Windstream. Residents and businesses
obtain internet service from a local internet service provider in
Poplar Bluff as well as Windstream.
of Greenville obtain medical services from Greenville Family Clinic.
The nearest healthcare facilities are in Poplar Bluff at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center, Kneibert
Clinic, and Pershing Veterans Administration Medical Center, all 32 miles south.
Highway 67 runs directly through Greenville. Residents also utilize
Missouri Highways 34, D, and E. It is 15 miles to the nearest four-lane
highway and Interstate 55 is 50 miles east. The nearest airport
is in Piedmont.
children attend public elementary and high school in town. The nearest
public community college, Three Rivers College, is located
in Poplar Bluff and boasts an annual enrollment of 4,500.
Poplar Bluff Area Technical Career Center is available for students
seeking training in vocational skills. Southeast Missouri State
University, a public four-year college located in Cape Girardeau,
MO, is the nearest higher learning facility. Fall, 2011, enrollment
for the university was 11,100 students.
are seven Protestant churches serving the community's spiritual needs.
Residents do their banking locally at Peoples Community Bank. There
are three public parks within a 20-mile radius for the enjoyment
of young and old alike.
Lake at Old Greenville is a popular attraction for locals as well
as visitors from all over the state. Everyone can enjoy camping,
fishing, hiking/fitness/nature trails, motor boating, swimming,
and water skiing. Annual rainfall for the area averages 46 inches
community is represented by 144th District State Representative
Paul Fitzwater (R) and 27th District State Senator Wayne Wallingford (R).
U.S. Representative Jason Smith (R) represents Greenville in
the Eighth Congressional District.